In the second part of a feature on Afghan women after the end of U.S. military occupation and the resurgence of the Taliban, Brendan Maslauskas Dunn covers how women are coping with trauma and anxiety while organizing resistance.
With U.S. military occupation over, Afghan women contend with Taliban rule and struggle for a truly democratic nation.
Despite Virginia’s suspension of prison policy targeting visitors wearing feminine hygiene products, one woman says she’s banned indefinitely for wearing tampon.
The Women’s March on Washington—and the nearly 700 sister marches across the country born in solidarity—took place on January 21, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In eight of the largest cities in the United States, at least 2.6 million people marched and rallied. There were countless
Black girls were about three times as likely as white girls to be referred to juvenile court, and 20% more likely to be detained than white girls. American Indian/Alaska Native girls were 50% more likely to be locked-up.
By Frida Berrigan “From the bosom of the devastated earth a voice goes up with our own. It says ‘Disarm, Disarm! The sword of murder is not the balance of justice.’” Julia Ward Howe wrote these words 145 years ago, just after the end of the U.S. Civil War. Her